Advertisement

Weak State Security Strategies

Chapter
  • 63 Downloads
Part of the Library of Public Policy and Public Administration book series (LPPP, volume 3)

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to develop a framework for analyzing weak state security strategies. Analytically, the choice of security policy can be seen as consisting of two stages: the first, fundamental decision is a choice of policy orientation, which for a weak state is a choice between alignment and non-alignment; the second choice is from a variety of strategies, differing in, a) their degree of great power adaptation and, b) their degree of activism or passivism. “Policy” is in this book, for stylistic reasons, used as a general term, which can denote orientation as well as strategies.

Keywords

Foreign Policy Weak State Great Power Small State Adaptation Theory 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lund UniversitySödra SandbySweden

Personalised recommendations